210.14   PARTICIPATION IN CONTRACTS WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.
   (a)   The Manager is hereby authorized to request authority, in the name of the City, to participate in State contracts which the Department of Administrative Services, Office of State Purchasing, has entered into for the purchase of supplies, services, equipment and certain materials pursuant to Ohio R.C. 125.04.
   (b)   The Manager is hereby authorized to agree, in the name of the City, to be bound by all contract terms and conditions as the Department of Administrative Services, Office of State Purchasing, prescribes.  Such terms and conditions may include a reasonable fee to cover the administrative costs which the Department of Administrative Services incurs as a result of the City's participation in a contract.  Further, the Manager shall agree to be bound by all such terms and conditions.
   (c)   The Manager is hereby authorized to agree, in the name of the City, to directly pay the vendor, under each such State contract in which it participates, for the items it receives pursuant to a contract, and the Manager shall agree to directly pay the vendor.
(Ord. 19-88.  Passed 1-16-89.)